For comedian Dave Hill, the electric guitar is more than an onstage prop. Wailing solos are a hallmark of his stand-up act – and his career with indie bands like Valley Lodge, Cobra Verde and Diamondsnake (Moby’s metal band). He joined us in The Greene Space with his shred-tastic brand of comedy – and a new book of essays called Tasteful Nudes.
Before his appearance at the Greene Space for Soundcheck's CMJ showcase, comedian Dave Hill joined John in the studio to preview the three bands he'll perform with on Friday evening. Here's how he reacted to the three songs we spun for him.
Today on Soundcheck, comedian Dave Hill is introduced to the bands performing at the Soundcheck CMJ showcase: The Luyas, Debo Band and MNDR.
Then, the latest installment of One For The Aliens, One For The Sun. This time, a look at which songs by Neil Young should be celebrated and which should be long forgotten.
And soul and blues singer Shemekia Copeland performs songs from her latest album 33 1/3 in the studio.
Dave Hill is in love with Chilli from TLC and death metal by Swedish Satanists! Find out what else he likes!
Comedian, writer, and musician Dave Hill tells us about his first collection of non-fiction essays. Tasteful Nudes:…And Other Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation includes his stories about stolen meat, animal attacks, young love, death, naked people, clergymen, rock 'n' roll, irritable Canadians, and prison.